What sailing owes Jimmy Buffett:
by Bill Schanen, SAILING Magazine
He tells us in one of his sailing ditties that he’s the son of a son of a sailor. But he’s more than that—he’s a sailor himself. His latest sailboat graced the cover of the July/August issue of SAILING in a photograph of a turquoise-hulled 50-footer named Drifter carving a frothy white wake through turquoise Caribbean water. Yes, Jimmy Buffett is one of us.
It says something about the allure of sailing that he’s made time to pursue it while building a net worth of more than half a billion (according to Forbes) as a song writer,…
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Florence Battering North Carolina Coast:
(September 13, 2018) – Hurricane Florence with winds of 105 mph is bringing rain and wind along the North Carolina Coast. There is fear about the storm surge from the storm, and inland flooding. The storm is spreading heavy rain and strong winds into the Carolinas, with landfall possible overnight tonight, kicking off an agonizing crawl through the Southeast into early next week, producing catastrophic inland rainfall flooding, life-threatening storm surge and destructive winds. As of early this evening, Florence’s eye was located about 90 miles east-southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina, crawling west-northwestward at just 5 mph. Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Florence Battering North Carolina Coast, Assoc Editor